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Headpieces for Peace

November 1, 2016

Jessica Mitrani is a film director and multidisciplinary artist who works in theater, visual art, and performance and has exhibited at venues internationally, including Jeu de Paume Museum, Paris; Hors Pistes Festival at Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York; White Columns Gallery, New York; FIAF, New York; Museum of Modern Art, Bogotá; and MACRO Museum in Rome, among others. Mitrani’s films have been featured in numerous film festivals and programs such as Women in the Director’s Chair in Chicago, Women Make Movies in New York, in competition in the 47 Oberhaussen Short Film Festival in Germany, and broadcast on the television networks SBS in Australia and ARTE-WDR in France and Germany. She won the Grand Prix 2012 award for her video Headpieces for Peace at ASVFF5 held at the Pompidou Center in November 2012.